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I am just a person who is human, down to
earth enjoying life.. whatever god blesses
you with. Enjoying life for me is just normal.
Al-Fayed - Life
I think you have to work with people, and
when I talk about managing relationships,
dont think the derogatory managed
relationships. It is a question
of sharing emotion and feelings. The common
denominator of everything cant be
money, and it should not be money.
Ambani - Work
The number one benefit of information technology
is that it empowers people to do what they
want to do. It lets people be creative.
It lets people be productive. It lets people
learn things they didn't think they could
learn before, and so in a sense it is all
Ballmer - Technology
We are governed, our minds are molded, our
tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely
by men we have never heard of. This is a
logical result of the way in which our democratic
society is organized. Vast numbers of human
beings must cooperate in this manner if
they are to live together as a smoothly
Bernays - America
No serious sociologist any longer believes
that the voice of the people expresses any
divine or specially wise and lofty idea.
The voice of the people expresses the mind
of the people, and that mind is made up
for it by the group leaders in whom it believes
and by those persons who understand the
manipulation of public opinion. It is composed
of inherited prejudices and symbols and
clichés and verbal formulas supplied
to them by the leaders.
Bernays - Propaganda
So much of politics is about the daily grind
of political business: the people to see,
the myriad different facets of government,
the remorseless agenda of this part of the
media or that.
Blair - Politicians
In the past a leader was a boss. Todays
leaders must be partners with their people..
they no longer can lead solely based on
Blanchard - Leadership
Too many leaders act as if the sheep.. their
people.. are there for the benefit of the
shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility
for the sheep.
Blanchard - Leadership
Ridiculous yachts and private planes and
big limousines wont make people enjoy
life more, and it sends out terrible
messages to the people who work for them.
It would be so much better if that money
was spent in Africa and its
about getting a balance.
Branson - Philanthropy
As we go forward, I hope we're going to continue to use technology to make
really big differences in how people live and work.
Brin - Technology
- Work -
People who ask confidently get more than those who are hesitant and uncertain.
When you've figured out what you want to ask for, do it with certainty, boldness
Canfield - Confident
Self-esteem is a huge piece of my work. You have to believe it's possible
and believe in yourself. Because after you've decided what you want, you have
to believe it's possible, and possible for you, not just for other people. Then
you need to seek out models, mentors, and coaches.
Canfield - Self
Esteem - Belief
How come when it's us, it's an abortion,
and when it's a chicken, it's an omelet?
Are we so much better than chickens all
of a sudden? When did this happen; that
we passed chickens in goodness? Name six
ways we're better than chickens.. See, nobody
can do it! You know why? 'Cause chickens
are decent people.
Carlin - Funny
Even in such technical lines as engineering,
about 15% of one's financial success is
due one's technical knowledge and about
85% is due to skill in human engineering,
to personality and the ability to lead people.
Carnegie - Skill
When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic, but
creatures of emotion.
Carnegie - Emotions
Dealing with people is probably the biggest
problem you face, especially if you are
in business. Yes, and that is also true
if you are a housewife, architect or engineer.
Carnegie - People
Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive unless you take account
of people's attitudes. After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
Charles - Britain
Terrorism isn't insanity. It grows out of social conditions that are well known:
poverty, social oppression, dictatorship, and a void of meaning in the lives of
Chopra - Life
It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that
way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very
exciting and would like to do more in this field.
Covey - Technology
Most people struggle with life balance simply because they haven't paid the
price to decide what is really important to them.
Covey - Goals
Not everybody is perfect, and I don't think
we should be looking for perfect people.
Cowell - Perfect
In knowledge-intensive business settings,
where every manager has to oversee massive
amounts of information as well as people,
facilitating the use of psychic energy becomes
a primary concern.
Csikszentmihalyi - Management
Creating a close connection to those you
do business with has its many risks, rewards
and consequences. There are few things in
business I have encountered that are more
difficult than firing someone, particularly
if that someone has always been, or has
become a friend. On the flipside, I have
been rewarded with many friends
Cuban - Challenges
People who grow rich almost always improve
their sex life. More people want to have
sex with them. Thats just the way
human beings work. Money is power. Power
is an aphrodisiac. Money did not make me
happy. But it definitely improved my sex
Dennis - Rich
Rich people always have a certain degree
of debt. Apparently it helps to reduce taxes.
I'm not so hot on the bean-counting side.
Dennis - Rich
The true value of a human being is determined
primarily by the measure and the sense in
which he has attained to liberation from
Einstein - Values
Control - Freedom
My passionate sense of social justice and
social responsibility has always contrasted
oddly with my pronounced lack of need for
direct contact with other human beings and
Einstein - People
It is a waste of time to be angry about
my disability. One has to get on with life
and I haven't done badly. People won't have
time for you if you are always angry or
Hawking - People
The practice of charity will bind us.. will
bind all men in one great brotherhood.
Hilton - Philanthropy
I think this feeling that I have for people and the importance of behaving
in a way which is respectful to people of all colours, shapes, sizes and religions
goes back a very long way.. possibly to my mother and father in very early stages
Holmes a Court - People
We must respect each other's right to choose a collective destiny, and the
opportunity to develop the legal and political rights for Indigenous and non-Indigenous
peoples so that we may enjoy the right to maintain our culture, our heritage and
our land, as a united Australia.
Huggins - Compassion
- Human Rights
The true essence of reconciliation is more than making friends with nonindigenous
people. Our motto is united Australia, one that respects the land and the heritage
of its indigenous peoples and provides justice and equity for all. I think reconciliation
is about changing the structures that govern us and trying to influence opinion
leaders in whatever way we can.
Huggins - Respect
Rights - People
Experience is not what happens to a man;
it is what a man does with what happens
Control - Learning
Management is nothing more than motivating
Iacocca - Management
In Africa, we were around thousands of people
who have seen a lot of poverty, but they
were fun at the end of the day.
Jolie - Challenges
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how
wise a man is, he feels that happiness is
his indisputable right.
Keller - Happiness
It is a mistake always to contemplate the good and ignore the evil, because
by making people neglectful it lets in disaster. There is a dangerous optimism
of ignorance and indifference.
Keller - Challenges
I'm far from being reclusive. I have thirty or forty year friendships that
I prefer to meeting new people. I go to an occasional party, but just because
I don't go to a lot of events, and I'm not out in public all the time doesn't
mean I'm anti-social or a recluse.
Kerkorian - Friendship
I have a dream that one day this nation
will rise up and live out the true meaning
of its creed: "We hold these truths
to be self-evident, that all men are created
Luther King Jr - Dreams
I submit to you that if a man has not discovered
something that he will die for, he isn't
fit to live.
Luther King Jr - People
We aren't engaged in any negative protest
and in any negative arguments with anybody.
We are saying that we are determined to
be men. We are determined to be people.
We are saying that we are God's children.
And that we don't have to live like we are
forced to live.
Luther King Jr - People
It's fun when you're driving, and people
wave at you, and you wave back. I think
you either like people or you don't. I mean,
I don't want to put on sunglasses. That's
why I'm in show business.
Leno - Famous
Many business leaders are asking fundamental
questions about what business theyre
in, why they are doing it and how it can
be used as a means of healing human and
Lovins - Life
Ethics - Leadership
Economies are supposed to serve human ends.. not the other way round. We
forget at our peril that markets make a good servant, a bad master and a worse
Lovins - Economy
Men make their own history, but they do
not make it just as they please; they do
not make it under circumstances chosen by
themselves, but under circumstances directly
encountered, given and transmitted from
Marx - History
Just as the savage must wrestle with nature
to satisfy his wants, to maintain and reproduce
life, so must civilised man, and he must
do so in all social formations and under
all possible modes of production.
Marx - People
Self actualizing people have a deep feeling
of identification, sympathy, and affection
for human beings in general. They feel kinship
and connection, as if all people were members
of a single family.
Maslow - Self
Help - Feelings
Musicians must make music, artists must paint, poets must write if they are
to be ultimately at peace with themselves. What human beings can be, they must
be. They must be true to their own nature.
Maslow - People
We must never forget our responsibilities as politicians to our country and its
citizens. We must always remain humble before our people.
Merkel - Politicians
I think transitions are never that noticeable, but they are always on their
way. It has to do with distance and accessibility. People call it mellowing, but
I think it's how available you are toward other people, or how much you distance
Newman - Change
There's no genius behind it. It's persistence and listening to people.
Newmark - Improvement
I had one simple idea about telling friends about arts and technology events.
People in the community suggested everything else to us, and that's our theme.
We're really run by the people who use the site. We just run the infrastructure,
and help out with problems.
Newmark - Technology
Unpleasant, even dangerous, qualities can
be found in every nation and every individual:
it is cruel to demand that the Jew be an
exception. In him, these qualities may even
be dangerous and revolting to an unusual
degree; and perhaps the young stock-exchange
Jew is altogether the most disgusting invention
Nietzsche - Jewish
Exchange - People
We have technology, finally, that for the
first time in human history allows people
to really maintain rich connections with
much larger numbers of people.
Omidyar - Technology
eBay's business is based on enabling someone
to do business with another person, and
to do that, they first have to develop some
measure of trust, either in the other person
or the system.
Omidyar - Technology
What makes eBay successful.. the real value
and the real power at eBay is the community.
It's the buyers and sellers coming together
and forming a marketplace.
Omidyar - People
When I started eBay, it was a hobby, an
experiment to see if people could use the
Internet to be empowered through access
to an efficient market. I actually wasn't
thinking about it in terms of a social impact.
It was really about helping people connect
around a sphere of interest so they could
Omidyar - People
People, regardless of political views, matter
in this state and in this country and in
this world. And, you know, when people attack
people's basic rights and livelihoods, I'm
concerned about it. And as a citizen of
Queensland and nothing else, I've got the
right to express my view.
Palmer - People
I've got enough money in my life to retire
now and do nothing. But I've got a duty
and obligation to see if we can create more
jobs in this state, and the government's
got an obligation to approve projects and
to assess them for the benefit of the people
Palmer - People
We are imperfect beings in a very imperfect
world, and the one thing we can count on
is that things will go wrong, and that each
and every one of us will have problems.
Parsons - Problems
Like most business people, I want every
aspect of my business to be perfect. I know
that this goal is unachievable, but it is
nevertheless what I strive to achieve.
Parsons - Ambition
Lets be honest. Theres not a
business anywhere that is without problems.
Business is complicated and imperfect. Every
business everywhere is staffed with imperfect
human beings and exists by providing a product
or service to other imperfect human beings.
Parsons - Problems
Our most productive investment remains our
people. It is through the dedication, skills
and initiative of our people that Visy Industries
has prospered and will continue to move
Pratt - Company
Growth - Commitment
Encourage your people to be committed to
a project rather than just be involved in
Pratt - Commitment
Money will make you more of what you already
are. If you're not a nice person, moneys
going to make you a despicable individual.
If you're a good person, moneys going
to make you a better person.
Proctor - Money
Upwards of two hundred species.. mostly
of the large, slow-breeding variety.. are
becoming extinct here every day because
more and more of the earth's carrying capacity
is systematically being converted into human
carrying capacity. These species are being
burnt out, starved out, and squeezed out
of existence.. thanks to technologies that
most people, I'm afraid, think of as technologies
of peace. I hope it will not be too long
before the technologies that support our
population explosion begin to be perceived
as no less hazardous to the future of life
on this planet than the endless production
of radioactive wastes.
Quinn - Nature
The world is not in any sense in danger from itself. The world is in fact
not in any danger at all. It is we who are in danger.
Quinn - World
Man's destiny was to conquer and rule the world, and this is what he's done..
almost. He hasn't quite made it, and it looks as though this may be his undoing.
The problem is that man's conquest of the world has itself devastated the world.
And in spite of all the mastery we've attained, we don't have enough mastery to
stop devastating the world.. or to repair the devastation we've already wrought.
Quinn - Nature
We learned early on that if we help enough people, the money will come.
Ramsey - Learning
Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of
D. Rockefeller - Management
- Work -
If you can't take a good kicking, you shouldn't parade how much luckier you
are than other people.
Saatchi - Criticism
- Luck -
When the people become involved in their government, government becomes more
accountable, and our society is stronger, more compassionate, and better prepared
for the challenges of the future.
Schwarzenegger - Government
I think that if it is.. has to do with global warming, or if it has to do
with raising the minimum wage, or if it has to do with lowering prescription drugs
for vulnerable citizens.. all of those things are people issues, not Democratic
issues or Republican issues.
Schwarzenegger - Environmental
Warming - Government
If you do the right job then money will come to you. Because people who need
you will request, will ask for you, will attract you, and will be willing to pay
you for your services.
Silva - Jobs
Some people are destroyed by their first failure, while others are destroyed
by their first major success. So let's have successes in small amounts, leading
up to being able to be successful.
Silva - Failure
I've always thought that a name says a lot about a person. So naturally,
being named Howard, I always wanted to crawl into a hole.
Stern - People
People.. especially people in positions of power.. have invested a tremendous
amount of effort and time to get to where they are. They really don't want to
hear that we're on the wrong path, that we've got to shift gears and start thinking
Suzuki - People
The human brain now holds the key to our future. We have to recall the image of
the planet from outer space.. a single entity in which air, water, and continents
are interconnected. That is our home.
Suzuki - People
- Life -
I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper's wounds, I feel I am nursing
the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience?
Teresa - God
The worst things in history have happened
when people stop thinking for themselves,
especially when they allow themselves to
be influenced by negative people. Thats
what gives rise to dictators. Avoid that
at all costs. Stop it first on a personal
level, and you will have contributed to
world sanity as well as your own.
Trump - Thinking
It's easier to fool people than to convince
them that they have been fooled.
Twain - Fool
Anybody who doesnt think that Hong
Kong has to depend on the PRC (China) must
be the biggest idiot on earth because you
are talking about getting access to a 1.3
billion people market.
Wu - Partnership
People often say that motivation doesn't
last. Well, neither does bathing.. that's
why we recommend it daily.
Ziglar - Motivational
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